Lumbar/Thorasic Spine

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Lumbar/Thorasic Spine
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  1. Xiphoid tip is at the level of..
    T9-T10
  2. Lower costal margins are at the level of...
    L2-L3
  3. Illiac crest is at the level of...
    L4-L5
  4. Asis at the level of..
    S1 S2
  5. What benefits does flexing the knee do for positioninig?
    Flexing allows for greater patient comfort, reduces lmbar curvature and brings patient closer to IR.
  6. Why is a PA lumbar projection better than AP?
    Makes interverebral disk spaces parallel to divergent of x-ray beam hence opening it up. Theres also lower female ovarian dose as well.
  7. For the thorasic spine, what has demifacets and what has full facets?
    • T1- Has full facet and demifact inferiorly.
    • T2-T8 - Has demifacets on upper and inferior margin.
    • T9 - Has one demifact on tis upper margin
    • T10 - T12 - Has Full facets.
  8. For the T Spine, how do you view the zygaphophyseal joints well?
    You obliquie SEVENTY - SEVENTYFIVE degrees
  9. For an LPO of the T spine, does it view the joints on the upside or the downside?
    Upside.
  10. The jugular notch is at what levle of the T spine?
    T2-T3
  11. How far superior is T1 from the jugular notch?
    1.5 inches.
  12. What level of T spine is spinous process?
    T1
  13. Sternal angle is at what level of T spine?
    T4-T5
  14. T7 is located at..
    3-4 inches below jugular notch or mid ponit of the jugular notch and xiphoid tip ( 7-8 inches below vertebrla prominence )
  15. xiphoid tip is at level of..
    T10

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